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Bibliotherapy
This ERIC digest introduces the concepts underlying bibliotherapy, examining how it works, how and when it should be used, and who should conduct it, followed by a list of useful references

Bibliotherapy and Children's Books
Links to books, articles, lesson plans, and other information on using children's books to help youngsters deal with problems; compiled by the NOBLE Children's Library

Bibliotherapy and Reading
Contact information for an International Reading Association special interest group devoted to bibliotherapy

Bibliotherapy in Secondary Schools
Extensive listing of bibliotherapy resources, compiled by Indiana University's Smith Research Center

Children's Literature as a Resource for Classroom Guidance
This American Counseling Association article describes the method and results of a study conducted on the developmental effects of a bibliotherapy-based classroom guidance curriculum

Fiction Books for Students with Learning Disabilities
List of books compiled by LDOnline, each accompanied by a short description, ISBN, grade range, and number of pages

Helping Children with Books
This Eugene Public Library page lists a wide array of difficult topics for youths, each followed by a bibliography of book suggestions for helping students cope

Molding the Minds of the Young: The History of Bibliotherapy as Applied to Children and Adolescents
Research paper on the history of bibliotherapy and its applications throughout the twentieth century

A Parent's Guide to Helping Children: Using Bibliotherapy at Home
This thoughtful article provides information and practical advice for parents about using bibliotherapy at home with their children

Poetry as Therapy
Article by a registered poetry therapist with Sanctuary Psychiatric Centers examining the history of, the healing components of, and the application of poetry therapy




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